Sep 5, 2010 10:00pm EDT
safe on the street. thanks for joining us. i'm maureen umeh. >> and i'm will thomas. the alert comes after a couple of students have been beaten. the police ask them to protect themselves when i will they look for robbers. >> i actually got the warning on my cell phone. >> reporter: the latest robbery is a little too close for tom. police say a student walking alone there at 2 a.m. saturday was beaten and robbed by four suspects. >> i have heard about a couple of muggings before and this one is close to home. we live right over here. so it is pretty crazy. >> on august 29th, three students waiting for a bus at the university shuttle stop were approached by five suspects. a couple of the victims ran to the volunteer fire station for help. but one was assaulted and robbed. >> it seems the suspects are preying on victims during the early morning or late evening hours. >> reporter: two days before that incident, a similar one just down the street in the parking lot of the clarion hotel. this time the victims were three students who left car observing karaoke at ej's landing at 12:30 a.m.
Sep 3, 2010 7:00am EDT
she did not act alone. they say jenna baker was pressured into committing the crime. maureen umeh has more. >> she is a smart girl. >> reporter: a smart girl that made a bad decision her family says to help her boyfriend rob this jefferson maryland bank tuesday. >> i have never known her to cause trouble. >> reporter: police say anthony young junior jumped over a counter, hit a male teller on the head then ran out through this cemetery with the cash. police say 18-year-old jenna baker drove the getaway car. >> i don't know whether he threatened her but it wasn't my sister. that wasn't who we all know. >> reporter: tips lead investigators to westminister. they found some of the stolen cash inside a microwave in young's hotel room. they used some of the money to buy a video game system, clothes, a printer and school books. >> i guess if you need it, that's what you will buy. >> reporter: baker was a student at nearby mcdaniel college studenting accounting. her family said she is seven months pregnant. they say she was struggling to make something of herself but her relationship with you